Ted Landau gets technical with the new Intel iMac in a discussion of Open Firmware vs. Extensible Firmware Interface, GUID partitions and more. He also talks about why you might want to run certain Universal Binary applications in PowerPC mode, and outlines a few “gotcha’s” for the new or soon-to-be-new Intel Mac owner.
MacNotables #612: Booting Intel iMacs Externally, iPods in the Car and More on the Video Distribution Revolution
Adam Engst, Bob LeVitus and Andy Ihnatko talk about the new Intel iMac and external drive booting issues, playing your iPod in the car, some new thoughts on the changes in viewing and distributing video, and how Apple is facilitating the revolution.
Michael Horton of the Los Angeles Final Cut Pro Users Group talks about the major FCP event held at January’s Macworld Conference & Expo, the start of planning for the next event at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas, the structure of FCP user groups, and why one may not be the loneliest number.
MacNotables #611: Dennis Sellers on Macsimum News’ Global Contributors, Replacing Equipment and Why You Can’t Escape the iPod
Dennis Sellers returns to tell us about his experiences at and after Macworld Expo and why he is having to replace all his Mac equipment, why Macsimum News has contributors from all over the world and the increasing pervasiveness of the iPod.